In a first-ever “electronic” auction for the high-speed passenger ferry “Aiolos Kenteris” the vessel received zero bids on a minimum price set at €6.5 million. Another auction is expected soon.
News from CHRISTIE’S , the world’s most famous fine arts auction house, tells of travel nostalgia from Russia in the time of Stalin. The auction house’s Vintage Poster sales, I’m told, always glean special interest in the travel genre. So the vintage Russian Intourist posters commissioned back in the 1930’s bear special note today.